NPR does some good themed niche shows. Their ‘news’ and editorial work is subpar to put it lightly. This is just the latest example.
Here’s the Wikileaks response from Twitter:
NPR is not a credible news organization.
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) May 6, 2017
Journalists are lazy these days. That’s why they lose out to new media in breaking news. New media, online especially, needs to slow down and vet stories before publishing to be ‘first.’